Back at ‘er; Tuesday morning lines and quick notes

A fine mid-day to you from El Segundo, Insiders. Some quick notes to start the day, beginning with today’s lines and pairings:

Iafallo-Kopitar-Brown
Kempe-Lizotte-Frk
Moore-Vilardi-Lewis
Prokhorkin-Amadio-Wagner

Hutton-Doughty
Amderson-Roy
MacDermid-Walker
Ryan

— It was a lively March 3 practice. There was a good pace, a good energy. I noticed some Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty friendly bumps and jostling prior to a drill, which was ended by a Kopitar goal – and a stick in the air. Later, net-front work that resulted in a goal sparked the second celebration in five minutes:

— Jeff Carter’s not on the ice. We’ll get a post-practice update. The latest, on Sunday evening, was that Carter (lower-body) skated on his own that morning, “and it wouldn’t be deemed successful.”

“We don’t play ’til … Thursday, so we’ll worry about that when we get back,” McLellan added.

— Anze Kopitar, on what he saw on his beautiful second goal at Vegas: “I don’t think he saw it coming off is pad because Brownie was in front of him, so i figured I’d just get it to the side and get it in somehow, you know?”

— Via Mark Masters, Jack Campbell starts in San Jose tonight.

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